In 1992 I knew exactly what I wanted: a Barbie Dreamhouse with a working elevator. I wanted that Barbie Dreamhouse more than I wanted anything in the whole world. More than I wanted a pony. More than I wanted jellies (which are sandals made from glitter encased in plastic). READ MORE »
There is absolutely no chance that your mom will not love everything on this list, and you still have more than enough time to pull all of them off. Get your shit together, you little procrastinator. READ MORE »
This is going to be our year, you guys. We’re going to work coconut oil into our goddamn beauty routine if it kills me. And by “it” I mean the four tubs of Trader Joe’s oil precariously stacked in my pantry. Let’s start where it really matters —with how to use coconut oil on your face. Smooth legs are great, but… READ MORE »
Easter usually means adorable bunnies, cute chicks, and fun pastel colors. Pinterest makes it look like the greatest holiday of all time, but in reality, these projects are not for the weak of heart.
We’ve all been there. We finally decide to bring that fun cake or artsy creation to life instead of… READ MORE »
I hate spending money on decorations of almost any kind. I paid enough attention in art class that I can handle a hot glue gun and there’s a dollar store down the street, so to me, paying $15 for one decoration seems like a giant rip-off. If, like me, you’re a holiday season enthusiast but… READ MORE »
I considered doing a whole host of different DIY projects for Art Week, but in the end, I stayed true to my passion for fiber art and went with a DIY yarn wall hanging, a few examples of which are above. As regular readers know, I weave tapestries on the side and have amassed a… READ MORE »
If you need me, I’ll be in Montana making things with my hands for the rest of my life. READ MORE »
Way back when I was a wee lass, I really, really wanted a retainer. I’m not sure why. Maybe some older, cool girl at school had one and I came to associate the metal line through her smile as, like, chic or something. Anyway, my best friend and I would use paperclips to DIY our… READ MORE »
Being short on outdoor space doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a treeless life of concrete and stuffy air. Try out some of these indoor gardening techniques to turn your home into your very own mini-jungle! … READ MORE »
Chalkboard paint solves a lot of different problems at once: It’s a cheap and easy way to decorate, it allows you to re-decorate with the swipe of a cloth, and it can any object or space more practical or more useful. Check out these chalkboard paint tutorials for inpiration and instructions on how to make… READ MORE »
I know what it’s like to be broke and have kids to shop for during the holidays: It’s impossible to know what to get them in the first place, and then when you do find out what toys they want, they’re Lego sets that cost $200. No, sir. That is an expense for Santa.
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So ya wanna go all-natural, eh? Tired’a lookin’ around for recipes, ehhh?
Well here you go! There are about a million reasons to DIY your makeup, self care, and home care routines and it gets even cheaper the more you make (these recipes will bring your cost down up to 95 percent), as… READ MORE »
Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,… READ MORE »
Beauty products are the one thing that I waste my money on. Give me a hundred bucks and plop me in the nearest Duane Reade, and I’m happy as a pig in shit, wandering the aisles, Googling face cream comparisons, debating the merits of serums. I love beauty products for the breathless and inspirational lies they tell. This… READ MORE »
For those of us sick of worrying about flashing everyone while biking in a skirt, Johanna Holtan and her friends have found the solution we’ve all been waiting for. Penny In Yo Pants is their method for MacGyvering a nifty button to keep your skirt intact using a penny and a rubber band. The ladies… READ MORE »